China and Conflict in East Africa

From The Official Blog of Amb. David H. Shinn Tue Jan 15 2013, 13:03:00

Peter Bosshard of International Rivers argued in China Dialogue on 14 January 2013 that Chinese support for the Gibe III dam in Ethiopia could fuel regional conflict between Ethiopia and Kenya. His piece titled "Chinese Loans Could Fuel Regional Conflict in East Africa" makes this case.

[view whole blog post ]
 See More    |     Report Abuse


You might also be interested in the following news stories:

Kenya:   Anti-Terror Border Wall Sparks Heated Debate (news)
UN Integrated Regional Information Networks
17 April 2015

Kenya this week began building a barrier along its entire border with Somalia, in a purported effort to prevent incursions by fighters from al-Shabab, an insurgency based mainly in Somalia which has ... [read more]

Kenya:   Govt Criticised Over Wall Project Along 'Porous' Somali Border (interview)
Deutsche Welle
17 April 2015

Kenya has begun construction of a wall along the long, porous border with neighboring war-torn Somalia. This is the latest in a series of measures Kenya has announced to try to curb al-Shabab ... [read more]

Kenya:   Ombudsman to Probe Garissa Varsity Attack (news)
The Star
18 April 2015

The Commission for the Administration of Justice has launched investigations into the government's response to the Garissa University College April 2 massacre, in which 147 people were killed. [read more]



blogAfrica is allAfrica.com's platform to help you keep an ear on the African blogosphere. We draw diverse voices from around the world who post regularly and insightfully about African issues. Bloggers, submit your blog's rss-feed!